Potential funding sources are available through the research grants and contracts of individual faculty. All SDH graduate students, however, are expected to take an active role in their personal funding and apply for external sources.
Potential funding sources for graduate students include the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
A list of funding opportunities for doctoral students is provided below:
|SSHRC||Doctoral Fellowship||$20,000||12 to 48 months|
|SSHRC||Bombardier Canada Scholarship||$35,000||1 to 3 years||highest-ranked applicants in regular process|
|SSHRC||Foreign Study Supplement||up to $6000||4 to 6 months||build global linkages/international networks|
|Sport Participation Research||Doctoral award supplement||up to $10,000||12 months||policy-relevant research on participation in sport|
|NSERC||Doctoral Post-Graduate Scholarship||$20,000||1 to 3 years|
|NSERC||Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship||$35,000||1 to 3 years||highest-ranked applicants in regular process|
|NSERC||Foreign Study Supplement||up to $6,000||4 to 6 months||build global linkages/ international networks|
|CIHR||Doctoral Fellowship||$21,000||1 to 3 years|
|CIHR||Banting and Best Canada Graduate Scholarship||$35,000||3 years||highest-ranked applicants in regular process|
|Vanier Scholarship||SSHRC/NSERC CIHR||$50,000||1 to 3 years||nominated by university|
Additional information for students on financing their studies is available from UVic's Student Awards and Financial Aid website.